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Invitation to the Dance (1956) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Gene Kelly

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Gene Kelly ... (uncredited)

Cast (in credits order) complete, awaiting verification  

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The Clown in 'Circus' / The Marine in 'Ring Around the Rosy' / Sinbad in 'Sinbad the Sailor'
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The Lover in 'Circus' / The Artist in 'Ring Around the Rosy'
Claire Sombert ...
The Loved in 'Circus'
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The Girl on the Stairs in 'Ring Around the Rosy'
Diana Adams ...
The Hatcheck Girl in 'Ring Around the Rosy'
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The Sharpie in 'Ring Around the Rosy'
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David Paltenghi ...
The Husband in 'Ring Around the Rosy'
Daphne Dale ...
The Wife in 'Ring Around the Rosy'
Claude Bessy ...
The Model in 'Ring Around the Rosy'
Irving Davies ...
The Crooner in 'Ring Around the Rosy'
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The Composer at the Piano in 'Ring Around the Rosy'
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Scheherazade in 'Sinbad the Sailor'
David Kasday ...
The Genie in 'Sinbad the Sailor'
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luigi Faccuito ...
Specialty Dancer (uncredited)
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Man Exiting Stage Door in 'Ring Around the Rosy' (uncredited)

Produced by 

Arthur Freed ... producer

Cinematography by 

Joseph Ruttenberg ... (segment ": "Sinbad the Sailor")
Freddie Young ... (segments "Circus", "Ring Around the Rosy") (as F.A. Young)

Film Editing by 

Adrienne Fazan
Raymond Poulton
Robert Watts

Casting By 

Irene Howard ... (uncredited)

Art Direction by 

Randall Duell ... (segment "Sinbad the Tailor")
Cedric Gibbons ... (segment "Sinbad the Sailor")
Alfred Junge ... (segments "Circus", "Ring Around the Rosy")

Makeup Department 

Joan Johnstone ... hair stylist
Charles E. Parker ... makeup artist (as Charles Parker)
John Truwe ... makeup artist

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

John Street ... assistant director
Peter Price ... third assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Rolf Gerard ... set designer (segments "Circus", "Ring Around the Rosy")

Sound Department 

Wesley C. Miller ... recording supervisor
A.W. Watkins ... recording supervisor
John Aldred ... dubbing mixer (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Irving G. Ries ... special cartoon effects

Visual Effects by 

Tom Howard ... photographic effects

Camera and Electrical Department 

Kelvin Pike ... clapper loader (uncredited)

Animation Department 

Gene Hazelton ... character designer (uncredited)
Michael Lah ... animator (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Rolf Gerard ... costume designer (segment ": "Ring Around the Rosy")
Elizabeth Haffenden ... costume designer (segment ": "Circus") / costumes execution (segment ": "Circus")

Editorial Department 

Alvord Eiseman ... color consultant

Music Department 

Lela Simone ... music coordinator
Hugh Strain ... music playback operator (uncredited)

Other crew 

Joseph Barbera ... cartoon sequence
Joan Bridge ... technicolor color consultant
Jeanne Coyne ... assistant: Mr. Kelly
Carol Haney ... assistant choreographer / assistant: Mr. Kelly
William Hanna ... cartoon sequence
Gene Kelly ... choreographer
Fred Quimby ... cartoon sequence
Crew believed to be complete

See also

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